Tostedt

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Tostedt
Coat of arms of Tostedt
Coat of arms
Tostedt   is located in Germany
Tostedt
Tostedt
Coordinates: 53°17′N 9°43′E / 53.283°N 9.717°E / 53.283; 9.717Coordinates: 53°17′N 9°43′E / 53.283°N 9.717°E / 53.283; 9.717
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Harburg
Municipal assoc. Tostedt
Government
 • Mayor Erwin Becker (CDU/FDP)
Area
 • Total 48.24 km2 (18.63 sq mi)
Elevation 61 m (200 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 13,089
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 21255
Dialling codes 04182
Vehicle registration WL

Tostedt (Low Saxon/Low German Töst) is a municipality in the district of Harburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 35 km southwest of Hamburg, and 12 km southwest of Buchholz in der Nordheide.

Tostedt is also the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Tostedt. It is on the northern edge of the Lüneburg Heath.

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Political characteristics[edit]

The Lower Saxony Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution Tostedt mentioned as a "regional focus" in terms of "violent extremists".

Notable people from Tostedt[edit]

The Lower Saxony constitution protection Tostedt mentioned as a "regional focus" in terms of "violent extremists". [2]

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